China, which is officially called the People’s Republic of China is considered as the world's most populous country. An East Asian country with a large territory, China happens to be one of the world’s four ancient civilizations. China, at present, is the world’s largest manufacturing economy and exporter of goods. Steeped in rich history and culture, China boasts of many historical sites. Think of China, and the Great Wall of China immediately comes to our mind.
Popular Destinations in China
The capital city of China, Beijing features a mix of modern and traditional architecture. Besides being a political nerve centre of the country, the city is also a cultural, scientific, economic, and academic hub. The city is an ideal place to explore China, as it offers a dense network of road, rail, and airlines connecting it with other major cities. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Beijing are the Imperial Palace, Tiananmen Square, Beihai Park, and more.
Shanghai, one of the most populous cities in the world, is in the Yangtze River Delta. It is a global financial centre, a transport hub and the world's busiest container port. Shanghai emerged on the world map as highly contested shipping and trading city in the 19th century. The bustling city is home to some world-class museums and top-notch art galleries like the Shanghai Museum and the China Art Museum. Shanghai also boasts of centuries-old temples, imposing promenade and several visually appealing parks and gardens. Some of the major tourist attractions in Shanghai are Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai’s Promenade, Yu Garden, and more.
Formerly known as Chefoo, Yantai is a prefecture-level city located in north-eastern Shandong Province in China. Yantai is located on the Bohai Strait and borders the cities of Weihai and Qingdao to the east and southwest, respectively. The city is famous for tasty fruits, especially apples, cherries, pears, and peaches. It is also the home of Changyu Wines. The seaside area of the city has a promenade to let one’s hair down. Some of the major tourist attractions in Yantai include Changyu Wine Culture Museum, Nanshan Park, Yantai Hill Park.
Best Time to Visit China
China is generally known for its monsoon-influenced humid continental climate. January is the coldest month and July is the hottest month in most parts of the country. The country is well worth visiting at any time of the year. However, in terms of weather, the best time to visit China is the autumn (between September to November) season, which is also its peak season. It is advisable to book tickets in advance to avail cheap flights to China.
China can be a daunting trip for anyone, no matter how experienced a traveler you are. Be it the language barrier or local food, China never seizes to surprise. For those of you who wish to explore China without worrying about your accommodation, how to get around, and more, OneTravel offers tours to China. The Glimpse of China tour is a great way to discover the history, culture, and beauty of the great nation. We help you see and experience the most during the course of this 10-day tour. OneTravel offers a Chengdu Express Tour which takes travelers around the capital of Sichuan. If you’d like to explore China’s entertainment centers-Hong Kong and Macau, OneTravel offers a 6-day tour of the metropolises. If you’d like to discover China beyond our fixed itinerary, we will be more than happy to customize a private tour for you. To know more, and for queries and assistance call our destination specialists on 1-888-284-5582 (USA) and 1-855-883-1024 (Canada) to take care of all your travel needs.